A 28-year old man, Chinonso Ugochukwu has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl in Ndikokwu Umuaku, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident in a statement.
He said, “On the 12/7/2020 at about 8:pm Police operatives attached to Uli Division arrested one Chinonso Ugochukwu ‘m’ aged 28 years (aka NEPA) of Ndikokwu Umuaku Uli in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.
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“Suspect lured a five-year of girl into his room and allegedly defiled her. Scene was visited by police detectives and victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.”